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presidents and prime ministers. for his part president obama stressed a need to find a balance between what is technically possible and what is right. >> what i'm confirm something that we're undergoing a complete review of how our intelligence operates out of the country. there are strict laws governoring what we do internally. that was the initial concern brought by snowdon disclosures. internationally there are less constraints on hou how our intelligence teams work. but as technology develops and expands, and the capacity for intelligence gathering becomes greater we have to make sure that we do things in the right way and reflect our values. >> reform efforts in congress includes the addition of a privacy advocate it to the fisa court. this would dress civil liberties concerns held by many americans since they learned of the massive number of phone records in america's spy agency. when we come back we'll talk about what change might mean here and abroad and potential changes to u.s. civil liberties. we'll be right back. >> the shooting happened about 30 minutes ago. >> companies... >>
, representatives jan schakowsky and tim murphy. we've been debating obama care. in my view, both sides need to be very careful right now. democrats were passionate about defending the losers, the people getting denied, duped and dumped by the big insurance companies. that passion is what ultimately won the today, but today you've got a lot of democrats tonely tone-deaf from hearing complains from people who feel like they're the losers in the new system. that is not smart. we've got to show more compassion for people who will have to buy different plans. their fear and their pain is real. at the same time, the gop was totally indifferent to the pain of all the people who were losers in the old system. now they seem totally indifferent. that's not smart, either, for them. the democrats show a lot more concern for people, even if their numbers are few, who fear they might be losing ground. the gop should be willing and courageous enough to celebrate for the millions who are clear winners under obama care. so, to you, i think you are missing a huge opportunity here to actually celebrate with w
-- in recent days on shows. that this is the game-changer for the liberals in this country. this is why obama care needs to be successful. this is generational change. this is something that the american people will always hang with the progressive movement. and they will be certainly indebted to democrats for making this happen because the republicans have been a no-show. and it is messaging. so there are victories on both sides. lots more coming up here on "the ed show." stay with us. a can of del monte green beans? ♪ ♪ if i was a flower growing wild and free ♪ ♪ all i'd want is you to be my sweet honeybee ♪ ♪ and if was a tree growing tall and green ♪ ♪ all i'd want is you to shade me and be my leaves ♪ grown in america. picked & packed at the peak of ripeness. the same essential nutrients as fresh. del monte. bursting with life™. the same essential nutrients as fresh. help the gulf when we made recover and learn the gulf, bp from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting
not be of the quality president obama has ascribed. they are wondering why they need more that will cost more. program. losers in the there are many winners. there is a number of losers, and that is becoming clear right now. the suv which mysteriously slammed through a security barrier and exploded in kinnaman anmen square may not have been an accident. >> it is clear this is no accident. chinese police say it was a terrorist act, and most extraordinarily they say it was driven by a man, his wife, and his mother who deliberately crashed the vehicle and ignited it. immediately after the incident, police cleared away the evidence. they now say the vehicle has license plate registered in the western region, and inside they found knives. state tv has added five suspects linked to the attack cap then arrested. -- have been arrested. they were detained. are still extra police checks in place. the name police have given to the driver indicates he may be from the muslim minority. in the vast area bordering pakistan and afghanistan. 20 million people are of that ethnic root. angry at alienated and what they se
has not worked as well as it should. we know how desperately you need affordable coverage. >> officials knew obama care wasn't ready for prime time or any time for that matter. cnn reports people who worked on the project warned the white house in september that the website wasn't ready to go live. >>> well, the fallout is expanding beyond the botched launch. jim says a hot question now is did the president mislead americans to sell his signature law? >> it's a presidential sales pitch. >> if you like your plan, keep your plan. >> millions of americans aren't buying anymore. >> if you like your plan, you can keep your plan. >> if you like your private health insurance plan, you can keep it. >> as obama care becomes reality, construction workers are finding they can't keep their plans. >> i'm furious. i'm stomping mad. the guys, they have gotten the same letters and then, you know, when we called blue cross, blue shield, we have been dealing with this all day long. >> he's not alone. nearly 15 million americans who get coverage through individual plans may see thei
definitely need to look into it more. >> we're talking about obama care versus the affordable care act. do you have a preference? >> not really. >> what do you think is better, obama care or affordable care act? >> i'm not sure, i think half and half. >> think affordable care act is better than obama care? >> no. >> which one do you support? >> obama care. >> well, it is a mess either way. so you can't go on the website, can't figure out how to do it. >> are all the plans really confusing? >> that the people are trying to get. i have no idea. >> i'm probably not for either of the current two proposals on the table. >> which plan do you support? are they all too confusing? do you know the difference in the four? >> the distinctions are in many cases subtle, in many cases clear, but no, the answer is i don't. do you think the affordable care act will be affordable? >> from what i have heard, i don't think so. but like i said, i don't know enough about it to make that statement. >> do you think obama care is more affordable than affordable care act? >> aren't those one and the same? >> bingo!
a policy that was affordable to them. it may not be of the quality president obama has ascribed. they are wondering why they need more that will cost more. there are losers in the program. there are many winners. there is a number of losers, and that is becoming clear right now. >> the suv which mysteriously slammed through a security barrier and exploded in kinnaman square -- tiananmen square may not have been an accident. >> it is clear this is no accident. chinese police say it was a terrorist act, and most extraordinarily they say it was driven by a man, his wife, and his mother who deliberately crashed the vehicle and ignited it. immediately after the incident, police cleared away the evidence. they now say the vehicle has license plate registered in the western region, and inside they found knives. state tv has added five suspects linked to the attack cap then arrested. they were -- have been arrested. they were detained. there are still extra police checks in place. the name police have given to the driver indicates he may be from the muslim minority. most live in the va
is about. the politics of this argument is about obama care. do we need this program? >> you're getting fired up here. i'm asking, do you think the website should have rolled out october 1st? >> obviously, it didn't work, but we know now. here we are, i guess we're october 28th or so. >> 30th. >> yeah, we know what happened. yet, the republicans continue to hammer. it makes you just want to grab, you know, on to something and say, wow, what is all this? >> i want to point out our bing graph has taken a little bit of an interesting turn. you can also vote on this, and you can vote on some of the questions here, who's more to blame for the rollout? kathleen sebelius, 87% right now, to obama, and did she seem sincere, apologetic? it's a little lopsided. >> i agree entirely with juan it was a lot of theater and speech making. i think your position about the security thing is very strange. it sound to me like saying, you know, there hasn't been any security breaches, it's a not issue. it's like saying a really poorly built bridge that is guaranteed to collapse isn't a big issue until a big b
for sanding to take place, but a chainsaw needs to come out. >> reporter: today, president obama heads to massachusetts to highlight how health reform worked there. he's under fire for promising americans could keep their insurance. for millions plans are being cancelled because they don't meet minimum standards. >> now they are told they can't. that's a lie. >> he didn't say anything wrong. >> reporter: the white house is tweaking the story. >> if you wanted it and it was available you could. >> reporter: so far 2 million people received cancellations. that may be just the beginning. there are 12 million out there who went out on the market individual plans who may be getting cancellation letters as well. >>> a lot going on in washington. thank you. >>> it looks like the spy games run deep on all sides. james clapper, the top intelligence official in the nation says the u.s. spying on friendly foreign leaders is common. he said it's been going on for years and our allies spy on us in return. >> it's invaluable to us to know where countries are coming from, what their policies are, how
to go take place, but the chain saw needs to come out. >> reporter: today president obama heads to massachusetts to highlight how health reform worked there. he's under fire for promising americans can keep their insurance, for millions, plans are being canceled because they don't meet minimum standards. >> now they're being told they can't. that's a lie. >> didn't say anything was wrong. >> reporter: the white house is tweaking that promise. >> if you wanted it and it was available, you could. >> reporter: so far 2 million people have received cancellations. and there actually could be as many as 12 million more who get those cancellation letters within the next year. >> we'll keep an eye on that. thanks. >>> turning now to nsa spying. it looks like the spy games admittedly run deep on both sides. james clapper says the u.s. spying on friendly for leaders is common, has been going on for years, and that our allies spy on us in return. >> it's invaluable to us to know where countries are coming from, what their policies are, how that would impact us across a whole range of issue
because as everyone knows, president obama gave a big break to big businesses. and we're saying everybody needs to have that because now that this is a total failure, we have got to do something about it. and, you know, my home state of minnesota supplied the 60th vote for obama care on the senate side there would be no obama care if minnesota wouldn't have supplied that 60th vote. so i think really what we need to do is say, for all of you senators and all of you democrat representatives who voted for this bill, you now it's your chance -- it's your time to fix it. so, if my premiums are going up, if my deductibles are going up, if my co-pays are going up, what are are they going to do about it? and i think instead of standing back and saying that's all folks. now they have got to actually do something and they have got to deliver for the american people. >> i mean, you got a chance in the house but zero chance in the senate. would you agree? >> no. i don't agree. >> really? >> i actually think that these democrat senators are going to be so shocked because that is what people in minneso
adding they fear retribution from the white house. there is embarrassment about the policies that need to be dropped or canceled due to the obama care regulations. but he also says the industry specifically warned the administration this would be the result if those additional coverage requirements moved forward which they did. >> the white house flatly denying that they are excerpting a exerting any pressure at all, right in. >> yes, according to jay carney, he says it ignores the fact insurance companies are talking about the law because they are trying to reach millions of new customers who will now have new affordable options available. >> drew griffin, thank you. coming up, u.s. government accused of spying on yahoo! and google and now the nsa is pushing back. plus dr. sanjay gupta was the last journalist to have an exclusive interview with kathleen sebelius. is her message about obama care better today than it was last week when he sat down with her? sanjay standing by to join us live. #%tia[ >>> new developments in the scandal over u.s. government spying. also new allegations th
you for taking time to update us. >> kathleen sebelius's topic. did she give the answers needed and will those answers change obama care. >> i am frustrated and angry as anyone with the flawed launch of healthcare.gov. so let me say directly to the americans, you deserve better. i apologize. i am accountable to you for fixing the problems. for anyone, anywhere. if you look at a khan academy video, they cover everything from basic arithmetic to calculus, trigonometry, finance. you can really just get what you need at your own pace. and so, bank of america came and reached out to us and said, "we are really interested in making sure that everyone really understands personal finance." we're like, "well, we're already doing that." and so it was kind of a perfect match. >>> boston red sox hoping to do something they haven't been since 1918. >> if you are looking to score last minute tickets about prepa prepared to fork over a lot of cash. >> reporter: very, very expensive if you want to get in here tonight. some of those tickets going tore thousands of dollars. some of those in stand
everything that's happened that's been bad in the last three years has been associated with obama care. we need to be able to draw the distinction and point people to these exchanges so they can do some comparison shopping and get policies that will provide them with insurance. i would like to see you guys do a more aggressive job in regard to that. i would like to know from you, ma'am, how are the state exchanges working? what effects are the problems of the federal remember site having on state-run exchanges and how are the new upgrades in the website fixes going to affect state-run exchanges such as covered california? >> let me say that the state-based exchanges are doing a very good job. california as you mentioned has been a really nice success story, but there are large and small states. california and new york are huge states having great success. where we've been able to work closely with them and we talk with them daily is obviously they use the hub for verification of information. the hub has worked pretty much flawlessly. i always knock on wood when i say that. they've been abl
people back to work. >> thank you, mr. speaker. does the prime minister agree with president obama that there needs to be additional constraints how we gather new intelligence? we need to more effectively weigh the risk and rewards of our activities? will the prime minister follow the president's lead? >> what i said in the house before and i repeat again, obviously we listen to what other countries have to say about these issues but i believe in britain we have a good way of having intelligence and security services, having them overseen by parliamentary committee, having their work examined by intelligence commissioners and insure they act under proper legal basis. i take those responsibilities very, very seriously but i believe we have a good system in this country and we can be proud of people that work in it and proud of the people that oversee it. >> david anderson. >> mr. speaker, we mentioned the energy companies have been outsourced to china, french, lights may go out, pensions will freeze this year and we have -- big six. does the prime minister have any regrets -- by fo
and it costs to insure that 500 a month. it's playing with the free market. >> a lot of things she didn't need. >> in a rare movement sanity or sobriety, tingles matthews over at msnbc questioning president obama's cred. >> i think it's a real challenge if people with regular policies out there that covered normal medical expenses are told wait a minute that policy doesn't count. i think that will be a real problem for the president in terms of his credibility, if that is in that list. >> what do you think, greg? >> chris matthews saying you have a credibility issue is like mike tyson saying you have a tattoo on your face problem. >> thoughts? >> i think at some point these reporters are interested in covering their own burkts and can you not defend the indefensible so even chris matthews is saying whose credibility is more important, mine or barry's. i'll do mine insgled go ahead, robert. >> first of all, i think robert should not have -- i mean, would i not -- you never make an absolute statement in politics because it always comes back to bite you. >> why did he? he's a good politician? >>
politically for the obama administration. >> absolutely. and one of the problems here is that we really need toe secretary to come out today and acknowledge that. i think that's really the thing she has to do and provide more specifics than her colleague did yesterday. and the big problem president obama has is he is in a no-win situation. if you listen to the calls that she be removed, who do you replace her with? he can't have the senate hold up a confirmation, because they'll relitigate health care again. so he has got to stick by her. it sounds like he will, and they have to get this fixed by november 30th, they are promising, which i think will be a tall order for them to fill. >> you do complain management. how do you fix something that is broken whenever on the other side wants it done away. do you cut the bait right away and say we have problems with this website, and then leave it to the american people or say this is going to be a rocky boat ride for a couple of months and there may be smooth seas straight ahead. >> i think they need to acknowledge the issue tell us every day set b
they at obama, had three years of borscht, the system needed the opposite. you people in the media created barack obama. and said of him coming in addressing the policies -- instead of him coming in addressing the policies, now you can talk about obamacare. i grew up in detroit. -- i wrotegreat book it. belt."g back the rust host: i think we got your point. scott, texas, republican caller. caller: obama told us the fundamental change that he was going to bring to this country -- what he was talking about was socialism. he was not remotely all five for this job. none of his background qualified him for the presidency. he would not be qualified to sit on your school board or your local city council. he is a joke. point, do you think that is what has led to his explanations and this issue of accountability that we are reading about in the papers? caller: it is extreme narcissism. he is never going to be blamed for anything. up to this point, the mainstream press has gone along with it because he was the one. all you have to do is look at his background and you know he was never remotely quali
, that they won't understand or won't feel good towards obama, let's say. so that's why this whole rollout matters, they need to show the benefits of this in addition to the pain it was causing. >> still ahead the ceo of america's largest private health exchange joins us, how he is offering to bail out the government's troubled website. "morning joe" is back in a moment. ♪ [ male announcer ] you know that family? the one whose eye for design is apparent in every detail. whose refined taste is best characterized by the company they keep. well...say hello to the newest member of the family. the cadillac srx, awarded best interior design of any luxury brand. take advantage of this exceptional offer on the 2013 cadillac srx, with premium care maintenance included. (coffee be♪ng poured into a cup.) save your coffee from the artificial stuff. switch to truvia. great tasting, zero-calorie sweetness from the stevia leaf. afghanistan in 2009. on the u.s.s. saratoga in 1982. [ male announcer ] once it's earned, usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation because it offers a su
your information safe, and secure. and responsive dedicated support meets your needs, and eases your mind. centurylink. your link to what's next. neil: president obama meeting with cybersecurity experts at the white house today. but with those claiming responsibility for security accounts and hackers, of course we are willy-nilly spying on foreign leaders who we like. should the government be getting this kind of advice or any kind of advice and are we looking to correct our own problems? >> i don't want the government involved because they're going to come in and i don't want to hear another one-size-fits-all approach. they come in and create a list in a safer all the different vulnerabilities, here is a blanket approach and you have analyst coming out and saying that this will have our paperwork and make us have tons of bureaucracy that we have to the answer to it is not even suited for us in our country. i hate the people work in the taxpayer money being burned and i hate government coming in and telling companies how they can best do what they can for their own company. another c
, they really need a lot more help than they've been given. and it's very sad. it's very sad. but they are strong and they live up to their name. >> in a statement, president obama said last year has been a reminder of the strength and resilience of the american people. >> and they need a little patience as well, more patience. let's get a check of your midweek. indira petersons is here. >> it's mild, especially in the northeast. temperatures below normal as a cold front swept through. boston, 55. providence about 57. it's a little chilled. these are going to be your highs. they are below normal. the system is going to be making its way across the country really throughout the week and it will have a severe component to it. that's something that we're going to be watching. keep in mind it's a system that brings a little snow through portions of wyoming and colorado. but it brought heavy snow for the last few days. craig, montana, got over a foot of snow from the same system. the reason this is so important, we're looking at all the ingredients coming together. it's that warm
, there is a lot of things that need to be fixed. >> my constituents are frightened. >> reporter: on capitol hill, the first administration official to appear since the botched rollout of the obama care website, apologized. but insisted to an incredulous audience that the system is working. >> the system is right now working? >> i'm saying it is working, just not at the speed we want or the success rate we want. >> how do you not know how many people enrolled? >> chairman camp, we'll have those numbers in november. >> reporter: the president spokesperson emphasized that those losing their coverage are getting better plans and sometimes subsidies. he seemed to rephrase the president's promise. >> if you had insurance that you liked on the individual market and you wanted to keep that insurance through 2010, '11, '12, '13, and in perpetuity and it was available, you could. >> reporter: a reminder that 80% of americans are not impacted by this because they get their insurance through their employer, medicare, or medicaid. now, secretary kathleen sebelius is on the hill for the first time tomorrow si
to do the same. cgi, the main contractor developing the website may have warned the obama administration that it wouldn't be ready to go live on october 1st. either way this is what we know as of now. it needs until the end of november to fix the technical glitches on healthcare.gov . two months after the launch. all right, so now what we have to figure out is what happens after that. it's not really about the launch that's the most important thing. what the issue is what people are going to end up paying. to compensate for the delay the penalty >> maybe a good thing. i don't. >> what dubonnet? >> well, what i mean is the following. look, let's start with the big picture. the big ping is most americans. vast majority of americans get health insurance from their employer or from the government. for those folks nothing changed on january 1. we're really drilling down to a relatively small slice of americans 6% who buy their insurance on their own. of that population half of which already have insurance that is better than the minimum set up by the law. those individuals whose insurance has
an absolute gift, and that is obama care. this thing is imploding before our very eyes. we need to unite together on a common message and we did have a difference upon opinion on tactics and not on goal, if we unite together and let this thing unfold and show a viable alternative we can win that '16 election and that's when things start to turn around and that's when this country explodes with economic growth. you have to get the what and the why right. >> the what, we're doing pretty well, lore taxes, less intrusive government and what we have to do is connect to the whys. why are these policies important to the average person? part of the responsibility that we have is we can't say our doors are open. come on in. we have to be willing to go into places that we would consider an uncommon location for republicans to show up. sometimes we're only relevant every two or four years. i want to be relevant 365 days a year. >> that's what i will be talking about tomorrow. it's what we as conservatives want the kind of policies that unite us. >> give me a specific. >> one specific example and on
. what do you think about romney's facebook post on obama care? was he right on or did he go too far? it is on my facebook page. you need to go there. if you like it you can like it. if you don't, you don't have to. you can tweet me. we will read your tweets at the end of the show. russia now denying allegations it tried to spy on other countries when it hosted the g summit. russia gave out goody bags filled with snacks, wine, tell phone chargers and usb drives. but the devices were designed to spy on communications. italian newspapers claim the dirty drives were discovered after experts were told to check them out. it is unclear if the items were actually ever used. the nsa now the target of intense criticism for spying on our nation's allies. the new push now to scale it back. >> plus, will the white house delay obama care's roll out? our political panel debates it. >>> you are not going to believe this story. the tip that has the whole town and nation talking. and i'm not talking about chocolate. ♪ ain't she sweet, see her caulkicaulk i walking down the street, i ask you very co
of obama care. that's why i'm more frustrated the system failed allowing perhaps the whole thing to collapse. we don't know how it will play out. the people they need to get enrolled, the young people who may have 30, 40, 50 years -- >> first of all, every program of this size was a headache at first. so was bush's medicare prescription drug program for the old folks. hey, free viagra, have a free boner on george bush. remember me at the polls. they didn't like that at first. now it's popular. social security, medicare, all these programs have these problems when you start with them, but the reason why it's going to work is women. yes, young men do not want to sign up because they think they are invincible. women get it because women are more complicated, you know, they want contraception. they want breast exams. they are smarter about that, too. they don't think they are invincible. with all the problems in four polls last week, obama care is more popular than ever and republicans like to site the statistic like 54% of people are against obama care. it very misleading. that incl
in new york and new jersey who need it badly. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. >>> i'm milissa rehberger. president obama praised former house speaker tom foley at a congressional memorial service today saying he brought civility to congress and was a skilled consensus builder. foley died this month at 84. >>> survivors of superstorm sandy are lining up the shores to commemorate the one-year anniversary. >>> and a brazilian surfer took on a mammoth wave to set a new record. >>> officials at the center for medicare and medicaid services who are charged with implementing the exchange has added and i quote, due to a compressed time frame, the system wasn't tested enough. and frankly, three years should have been enough and had the administration provided more forthcoming answers and shared in a transparent manner the reality of the challenges it was encountering in the implementation process, i suspect many of these glitches could have been avoided. >> welcome back to "hardball." the gop blame game is certainly working there at that table. that was u.s. congressman dave
then passed it on to the n sa. still outrage over the machine tring of 35 world leaders. president obama didn't know about that until this summer. now he order add complete review of the spy program. >> we need to look at and make sure that we are not just gathering intelligence because we can but because we need it. >> pressure over the programs is not just coming from european capitol but also here in work top. democratic senator feinstein is watching a congressional review of the nation intelligence gathering. significant move from the intelligence community chair stood with president obama ncaa and officials told congress today they spy on each other but these weeks have done damage. >> record high on wall street. dow rose 111 points to cholesterol at 15 6 80. that is 4 points above the highest set on september 18. i hope vens investigators breathe fed will keep up with bond buying program. >> human error to blame for today outage that lasted 24 minutes. someone made a mistake and set the were being date into the system. in august the technical issue stopped trading for more th
by a congressional committee, shows that the main contractor did warn the government more testing was needed before launch. all this the day after an obama administration official apologized for the first time, for the errant website. >> to the millions of americans who attempted to use healthcare.gov to shop and enroll in health care coverage, i want to apologize to you. we know how desperately you need affordable coverage. >> reporter: but there was no apology from the white house, for another obama care dust-up, the oft repeated claim -- >> no matter what you have heard, if you like your plan, you can keep your plan. if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. >> reporter: republicans say the president misled the public. some called it a lie because 15 million americans may, in fact, lose the cheap, underperforming insurance they have now. >> there was a glitch in openness and honesty to the american people, if terms of the fact that you cannot keep your health insurance. >> reporter: so far, up on the hill, a very partisan hearing. so far, sebelius seems to be keeping her cool. george? >
of all of that stuff that's made this era what it is, the obama era what it is. >> yet, jamal, some people on the left would say we need to be less conciliatory, less in search of a bargain with these people who have moved the goalpost so far to the right. my worry is that we sort of end up with parties -- i mean, i really do think the democratic party has come much further to the center. what the implications post-obama? >> i don't know. i think everyone is firmly ensconced in their camps. you can't take out the demographics. you have 30 years of wage stagnation. at the same time, you have this incredible demographic shift taking place in the country. you've got all the guysic l lik i'm from michigan, the auto worker, big buffy guys. >> you're a big, buffy guy. >> but you have all these folks caught in the middle. they don't know what to do. we may have reforms ourselves too much. we don't have earmarks. >> calling for a return to earmarks. >> people used to be able to horse trade. we made horse trade a bad idea. we have to get back to some of that, i think. >> jefferson it's best
we need to understand is that the meeting between qadri jamil and u.s. ambassador robert ford, and remember he's the barack obama administration's point man. it is revealing and shows a subtled shift, american foreign policy towards syria. the meeting, the deputy prime minister re-engagement with elements of the assad regime and shows americans deep involved and engagement in pushing for a political settlement inside syria. interesting developments there. i want to move on and talk about the meeting between peace envoy lakhdar brahimi, who was expected to hold talks with president assad. lakhdar brahimi says he has seen assad playing a role in a new syria, but not as a leader. do you think this is something assad is likely to agree to? >> not at all. in fact, not only assad would not agree to what mr lakhdar brahimi publicly stated, lakhdar brahimi yesterday tried to distance himself from his own announcement on syrian television, saying the statement was taken out of context. president assad warned lakhdar brahimi to stay faithful to his mission, not to make any statements ou
investors need to know about facebook's financials. all that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for wednesday, october 30th. >>> good evening everyone. we begin with president obama on the defensive speaking from boston, the president tried to drum up support for the troubled health care program. he chose samuel hall where a massachusetts health care plan was signed into law seven years ago and considered a successful template for the president's own affordable care act. he admitted to problems with his health care website and that people are getting cancellations notices, but he said giving people health care should be a no brainer. shifting blame for cancelled policies on private insuranceç companies. >> nobody is losing their right to health care coverage, and no insurance company will be able to deny you coverage or drop you as a customer all together. those days are all over, and that's the truth. [ applause ] >> that is the truth. >> despite the rocky start to the health care marketplace, president obama assured the crowd quote we'll see this through. >> seeing it throu
in kentucky. >> conservatives asked mitch mcconnell to lead the fight against obama care. he didn't listen. instead mcconnell helped barack obama and harry reid fund obama care. now kentucky families are paying the price. premiums on lost coverage, even lost jobs. when kentucky needed mitch mcconnell the most, he let us down. >> at the same time, mitch mcconnell is being attacked by democratic candidate kentucky secretary of state for creating an atmosphere in the senate that led to the government shutdown. >> he calls himself a proud guardian of gridlock. he has blocked the senate over 400 times. then voted to shut down the government, hurting kentucky's economy. mitch mcconnell can't light the house on fire then claim credit for putting it out. >> a recent poll by democratic-leaning public policy polling shows a tight race with his opponent ahead of senator mitch mcconnell. mcconnell must faced matt bevens in a may 20th primary. joining me howard fineman, and josh barrow for business insider. howard, senior kentucky correspondent. >> thank you, a title i am honored to have. >> more exper
full accountability for it, i think that means to leave. i need to step down. >> but the buck doesn't stop with her, the buck stops with president obama and ultimately liberalism which creates this destructive law. it's not about firing sebelius, it's about firing the left. at one point this democratic congressman from pennsylvania said that being against obama care at the start disqualifies you from criticizing this disastrous rollout. on the contrary, it just proves that everybody who was critical was right. >> everybody on the left pack your bags. >> they're the only people creating laws that don't work. >> we've got to leave it there. >>> has he been lying about his signature law from the get-go? a prominent paper gave him four pinnochios. what else has the president misled the public about? we've got a list. we want to know about your experience about logging on to healthcare.gov. so go there and then log on to our facebook page and tell us about your experience. we'll read some of those comments later in the show. huh, fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on
it that much harder, if not basically impossible to do. the owe baum a hea -- obama's administrations rules would have made it impossible for an insurer could to change the firms that it uses to manage and add minister the plan which need nt affect coverage. for those ludicrous restrictions were eliminated but enough rules remain that it's near impossible to maintain a grandfathered health insurance policy. very tragic. promises made were not kept. nd also had some folks tell me that, gee, it seems disrespectful for republicans to president lk about obama without mentioning the word president. seems disrespectful. and so, mr. speaker, i certainly don't mean any ill-will any time i ave used the shorthand and tried to use president obama, but i also hope that my friends probably every one of the democrats in this body and probably all of the republicans in this body that have referred to anything that happened in the bush administration or used the shorthand rendition of under bush without saying president who wantt those people president obama to vice president president before obama said,
continue to cast doubt on obama care, make it look like a disaster in all areas and all its manifestations, it means the young people they need to get to enroll in the program don't want anything to do with the disaster an it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. so there is logic to having hearings and complaining about the thing, regardless of what they are complaining about and they were pretty much throwing the whole kitchen sink in there. >> dana, that logic works out in the short term, the republican party gets to score some political points and cast seeds of doubt. but in the long term, isn't the big -- the real problem for the republican party because they don't -- where's there alternative? does the republican party have an alternative for what comes after they say they repeal the affordable care act, obama care? will they grow to rule the day they did it that people realize all of the protections they have now as a result of obama care are stripped away? >> well, that's the big question. if obama care succeeds they'll regret the effort to be campaigning against it. just as they --
cancelled under obama care rules. the white house says those who's plans change drastically will be able to buy more comprehensive coverage. >> one of the issues it was meant to address is the need to provide better security to those americans who had no other option. >> reporter: shannon travis, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> representative mike thompson sits on the house ways and means committee, he said covered california is working well but some of his constituents say they're not happy with changes due to the health care act. >> usually some of my colleagues on the other side of the aisle have mentioned are cancelled their grandfathered in programs and policies and issuing new policies. >> reporter: tomorrow health secretary kathleen sebelius will appear before the committee. >>> here in california residents have their own concerns about the state's new health care program. john fowler goes over the biggest problems customers are having today. >>> it has been one week since the death of andy lopez the 13- year-old was shot and killed last tuesday by sonoma county sheriff deputy who though
things and obama doesn't know about it. it's one thing if obama knows about it -- >> he claimed he didn't know the nsa had been bugging angela merkle for years. >> they are in an agency or oliver norths, we don't need that. >> what about edward snowden in terms of the amount he disclosed. people have a view of manning on wiki lakes. >> movies are too long. yes, i mean the -- i can't remember the guy's name. i think it's bradford who said, you know, when you keep making the haystack bigger, it's harder to find the needle. look how many people are on the terrorist watch list, over a million. how many people have security clearance, how much space we're building to house the data we're collecting. that's the big problem. we don't focus and do it efficiently. we don't do it like israelis do and greed. money leads everything. once a program starts, it gets bigger and bigger and bigger whether that's needed or not because the pigs get their snouts in the trough. it's another version of the 3,000 tanks we have sitting rotting in a field somewhere in california because even the army said we don
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